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Articles about New and Emerging Technologies

Article | 05 September 2022
Article | 05 September 2022

Climate engineering through the lens of human rights law

Emerging technologies challenge us to rethink the ways in which our fundamental rights as human beings are protected by law. For example, how do your rights as an individual stack up if your local environment is affected by climate engineering activities aimed at addressing global climate change?
News | 5 September 2022
News | 5 September 2022

Exploring emerging technologies through the lens of human rights law

Emerging technologies challenge us to rethink the ways in which our fundamental rights as human beings are protected by law. Find out more about the human rights impact assessment carried out by TechEthos for its three emerging technology families: Climate Engineering, Neurotechnologies, and Digital Extended Reality.
News | 22 July 2022
News | 22 July 2022

Key findings highlight implications of new and emerging technologies

Now at the halfway point of this three-year project, the TechEthos consortium is delighted to publish three sets of key findings that enhance our understanding of the implications of our three technology families.
News | 06 April 2022
News | 06 April 2022

Joining forces with like-minded projects to address ethical and societal issues of new technologies

TechEthos has established a cluster of 16 EU-funded projects, creating a platform to exchange, collaborate and create synergies together. On 4 March 2022, these 16 EU-funded projects came together for an online kick-off meeting to align on common goals and find ways to collaborate in the future.
News | 14 February 2022
News | 14 February 2022

Reviewing the horizon scan: Selecting the TechEthos technology portfolio

We present more detail on the methodology used to select the TechEthos technologies of focus – the horizon scan.
News | 21 December 2021
News | 21 December 2021

Introducing the TechEthos technology families

Based on a wide-ranging horizon scanning of over 100 new and emerging technologies, TechEthos selected three families of technologies that are expected to have disruptive socio-economic and ethical implications which will now be the main focus point for the TechEthos project.
Publication | 25 October 2021
Publication | 25 October 2021

Book review: Thinking AI with a hammer. Kate Crawford’s Atlas of AI (2021)

Anais Resseguier (Trilateral Research) reviews Kate Crawford’s 2021 book Atlas of AI for the journal AI and Ethics, as part of TechEthos’ work on Extended Digital Reality technology family.
News | 10 September 2021
News | 10 September 2021

Adopting Ethics by Design: Lessons from the SIENNA Project

Ethics by Design is an approach for ensuring that a technology or system is aligned with ethical values and principles.
News | 28 June 2021
News | 28 June 2021

A foundation for effective ethics governance

TechEthos caught up with Lisa Diependaele, Policy Officer at the European Commission, to understand the European Commission’s vision in the field of the ethics of new and emerging technologies and the role we can play.
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TechEthos has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement no. 101006249. This website and its contents reflect only their authors' view. The Research Executive Agency and the European Commission are not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained herein.